Peter Shearer

Peter Shearer, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine

Dr. Peter Shearer has been in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for 15 years; from 2006-2013 he was the Program Director if the Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine Residency Program.  Under Dr. Shearer the program grew  to a four year training program with 60 residents.  He has brought change to the program by adding more critical care focus, progressive responsibility, and innovative rotations in medical education and a senior specialty track.  He was also responsible for developing an innovative resident program in Quality Management.  In 2013 he became the Associate Director of the Mount Sinai Emergency Department with a focus on Quality Management and Performance Improvement.  He also serves as the Medical Director for the Mount Sinai Medical Center Sexual Assault and Forensic Examiner program

Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:


ABEM Oral Board Examiner

SAEM CPC Committee

CORD-EM QI/Patient Safety Task Force and Academic Assembly Program Committee



American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Focus


MD, Univ. of Mass Medical School

Internship, Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center

Residency, Emergency Medicine, Boston University Medical Center